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On-Line free and self paced course: Transforming Urban Mobility: Components of Transport Planning for Sustainable Cities - from Monday, January 11, 2021

The webinar is organised by our partner TUMI in collaboration with the Bartlett School of Planning. Registration is free.

The course aims at examining how different modes of sustainable mobility can be employed to make urban transport more sustainable.

The registration is free.

The course starting January 11 is a self-paced course that will last 5 weeks (3 hours per week). Especially Week 2 and 3 are of strong relevance to the new VREF themes of Active Mobility and Paratransit.

We were also informed that students can still register this week.

More details about the programme can be found in the flyer. Pdf, 88.8 kB. (Pdf, 88.8 kB)

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